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    November 1, 2012
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>> ghouled morning thank you for joining us. i am heather cheryleds. >> i am patti ann browne. >> we are following several big stories today with five days left until the election president obama and mitt romney return to the campaign trail. doug luzader has the lathes on the next moves plus peter doocy is following the attack on libya including new reports about a dire warning the state department received ahead of the 9-11 attacks. anna kooiman live in lower manhattan she is following the cleanup from super storm sandy. that's our top story.
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people slowly resuming their daily routines but more than 6 million preem main without power mostly in new jersey and new york. it could be weeks until some see the lights turned back on. the death toll from sandy is up to at least 74. that number is expected to keep climbing as workers comb through rubble, fallen trees and flood waters. they are helping these families get out of their homes in hoboken, new jersey. it shows a dramatic rooftop rescue in staten island, new york. saving 5 adults and one child who were trapped. anna kooiman joins us live with the latest. >> definitely on a windy thursday morning. good morning everyone. andrew cuomo says barack obama is sending in not only crews but equipment from the army and the navy. they are trying to work on the
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world trade center area to get the water out. they are sending in an unwatering team after hurricane katrina in illinois. bringing in pumps from the navy. here is a perfect reason why here at battory park we have the battery tunnel park full of water. it is unbelievable looking at this. some subways will start north of 34th street. 5 and a half million people ride the subway every day here. transportation authority says every day the subway system is closed it costs about $18 million in revenue. 18,000 flights have been grounded. it will take days before it is back to normal. new york's three major airports are expected to be open with limited flights. both from laguardia airport will be starting at 7:00 a.m. 3
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occupants or more will have to be in the car to go over the east bridges. it is to help out a huge traffic problem going on around the city. there has been a gas shortage as well as you can image. the drivers literally are running out of gas because they can't fill the reservations they already have. at that time pee ann the new york stock exchange is going to be opening once again today. yesterday they had reopened but this is the first since the blizzard of 1888. battory park new york. thank you. president obama getting an up close look at sandy's devastation in new jersey. it comes after chris christie
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continues to touch residents with their compassion. >> (poor audio) >> i just want everybody to get help. >> now both president obama and mitt romney will be back on the campaign trail with five days left until the election. doug luzader is live for us. >> those are tough images. these are the latest poll numbers coming out from fox. the race tied up 46 a piece. that tightens slightly even earlier this month. the obama team is hoping that images we saw yesterday with the president acting as commander-in-chief will help
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boost those numbers. what i can promise you is that the federal government will be working as closely as possible with the state an local officials and we will not quit until this is done. the president will be back on the campaign trail in nevada and wisconsin. mitt romney will be in virginia at the rally yesterday in florida balancing his push for early voters during the poll of storm relief. >> please make sure you go out and vote early. if you have a dollar extra send it to the red cross for our friends that are in harm's way. i love you and i appreciate it and together we we are going to win. both campaigns are battling for the independent voters that are generally favoring romney. when you start looking at individual issues the economy still looming large with a clear plurality among likely voters. although when you look at national security at the bottom it has edged up just a bit.
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this is the president handling the economy. approved are 45 percent disapproval of the majority. it is a tough number to head into reel lesh wi-- reelection . new unemployment numbers coming out tomorrow. talk about that with cheryl co-teachers co-teachers -- co-teachersasoni in a littl. >> they told the obama administration and consulate could not with stand a coordinated attack. peter doocy is live with more on that. good morning. >> good morning heather. 3 and a half weeks before the september 11th terrorist attacks on benghazi on august 159. the u.s. mission in benghazi held an emergency meeting and august 16th a secret table was
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sent to the state department that laid out the concerns our team on the ground had at the time. and top of the list was consulate security. the guards did not think they could protect the consulate. the state department says al qaeda had training camps in benghazi and we got our hands on the direct quote from the cable rso regional security officer expressed concerns with theable to defend post in the event of a coordinated attack due to limited manpower, security measures, post nation support security and the over all size of the compound. they also said security in benghazi was trading negatively and they were becoming more brazen with their operations because they weren't scared of the libyan security force or the libyan police cracking down on them. so they told the state department in washington that the team in benghazi was going to ask for more security at
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their compound to keep them safe even though they admit in their transmission they didn't know about any specific threat against the compound or against american personnel. am all of this new information seems to contradict the administration's saying four people were killed in a spontaneous attack. they want to know why president obama is so quick to respond to some tragedies like the storm damage in new jersey but isn't committed to finding the truth in libya. we don't know if we are going to hear a response from the president in the five days before the election. that last question peter a lot of people are asking today. >> the top five stories making news at this hour. the search resumes for two young brothers snatchd from their mother's arms in the super storm. the 2 and 4-year-olds were swept
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away as the mother tried to pull them out of her submerged suv. police drained water from the marsh where they think the boys disappeared but so far no signs of them. the community at breezy point new york raising an american flag over the devastation left in their neighborhood after hurricane sandy. dozens of people returning to nothing, absolutely nothing but rubble yesterday. 111 homes burned to the ground while others were flooded. this is something many say would never image would happen to them. >> things like this happen in missouri, they happen in california, they don't happen here. this is terrible. >> fortunately right now there are only reports of a few minor injuries. the african mill te-- afgha military will not be able to
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operate on their own after troops withdraw in 2014. that's according to a new report for special inspector general in afghanistan. the reason they have filled more than 40 percent of the positions and there are not enough people with technical skills to operate the facilities. >> a derailed train goes up in flames leaving three workers badly burned and fighting for their lives. this happened in louisville, kentucky yesterday. firefighters were trying to separate two rail cars that derailed actually on monday night. the cars were carrying hazardous chemicals. hundreds of people were forced to leave their homes. one of the workers is very critical. the other critical. the third in serious condition. the aftermath of sandy forcing governor chris christie to postpone halloween until monday. they are concerned about kids walking toward toppled trees downed power lines or in flood waters. paul ryan stuck to a family trick or treat tradition.
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the vice presidential hopeful and wife janna took their three kids around the neighborhood. ryan's 10-year-old daughter was dressed up as katie perry his 7 and 9-year-old sons were goblins. that's your 5@5:00. had one trick or treater at my apartment last night. cute little boy. >> janice, what is going on with the weather? it has been a huge story. understand things might be quiet right now but that could change tomorrow? >> we are going to monitor something that could effect voting on tuesday. it will be a low pressure system that will develop across the south and trek up toward mid atlantic and northeast. we are not talking about a blockbuster storm or a nor' easter yet. we will monitor places across the area what hurricane sandy are going to pay attention in the next storm system. we will keep it up to date i
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promise. storm system across the west bringing rain and mountain snow all of the way as far south as central california. we are still dealing with the remnants of sandy to this day across the ohio river valley. still seeing snow across higher elevations in west virginia and maryland. look at the snow totals. this is from a tropical system. this is three feet of snow from what was sandy now just a low pressure system moving into canada. so incredible we are talking about this storm system. back to you ladies. >> you have done a terrific job. >> we are one day from the final jobs report. cheryl casone is next and she will have those of you looking for a job to get hired.
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also there are reports of a voting switch in the key state of ohio. they tried to vote from mitt romn romney. it was switched to obama.
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>> 16 after the hour. here's what you missed while you were sleeping a company linked to the meningitis outbreak is recalling all of the products, this because the fda says there's not enough evidence that all of the medicines are sterile. tainted steroids sickened 350 others. hurricane sandy cost estimates putting the total loss at
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$350 billion. that number could rise. >> thank you very much patty an. the october monthly jobs numbers before the election. what can we expect? what do you think should happen? >> if we have a jobs report the labor department hasn't come out and assured us it was going to make it on top. last jobs report from the election next tuesday not a lot of movement on the jobs front. there could be a twist that is the estimate. we were at 114,000 last week. unemployment rate going up 7 percent. here is the caveat on all of this. if this number doesn't come in as expected it could be a little bit of a game changer because the candidate could use it to their advantage or disadvantage.
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>> a lot of people are looking at these numbers. >> we have three companies that are hiring not only vets but disabled vets as well. >> they need jobs that are comfortable. comcast the media company cable company they own another network, whatever. 1500 positions are open right now. they need engineers people that can do technology, operations. the founder of the company himself. this is an initiative getting people back to work. the next company could do a lot of people good because it has a lot of at home opportunity. >> disabled vet travens this is the biggest challenge for them
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because getting around is obviously difficult for many of them. they are looking to hire 2500 people by the end of the year. they do custom management solutions they help other businesses kind of run their businesses that can be at a call center so you can be working out of your home customer service calls you are at a computer that's it that's all your physical commitment. >> finally good news the bank in the banging industry doing more hiring. >> far go is won the banks that i have watched for years, 4500 jobs are available right now. thank you so much, cheryl. we want everybody to know fox business network at noon ev eastern time today. if you have jobs available or if you have gotten a job through the segment on fox and friends
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please e-mail me fs job hunt, fox and friends e-mails. let me know how you are doing. >> your show at noon you always watch it. >>. obama keeps telling all of the jobs he created. a lot of the jobs went to illegal immigrants. we will explain. an explosive discovery about the electric sportscar funded with your tax dollars.
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>> remember the video of if is
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kerr karma going up in flames? there are reports hurricane sandy sparked fires in about 16 of the hybrid cars. they say they burned to the ground in new jersey after getting submerged in water. the auto maker says it is investigating. if if is kerr had a $25 million loan guarantee by the obama administration. they have done more to help immigrants than americans. that is a report that will be given by the center fof immigration studies. 2 out of 3 million jobs went to legal and illegal immigrants. hurricane sandy wiping out entire towns along the jersey shore. this is a look at the boardwalk in atlantic city. look at the before and the after. after sandy hit and before. many people at a loss for words of what was done to their homes and now they must rebuild along
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the jersey shore. at least 50 feet of the historic boardwalk taken out initially. jennifer davis is live with a look at the damage done there. >> good morning to you. it very much feels like there's a state of emergency in new jersey as you go around the state. multiple homes block it like this. it is beloved by the people who have come here for generations. they chase turtles with black lights in the evening and watch the sunset. it will be a while before they get back to that idealic state. the national guard is out in this community with us as they are around the state providing help. there are still widespread power outages we are told more than half a million people are no longer in the dark. all of these beach side communities took an aerial tour
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with governor crist tee yesterday. he is promising however long it takes the help will be there. it could take a while. it could take a week before power is restored. back to you. >> thank you so much. appreciate it. be careful down there. the time now is 26 after the top of the hour. a quarter billion of your tax dollars used to help save the economy. how many jobs did the stimulus spending create? try 400. people around the world helping sandy's victims. the mumbai terrorist attacks killed 160 people. can you say no thank you? on this day in history back in 1612 the chapel open to the public. >> 15 -- 1612? wow. ♪
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>> welcome back to "fox & friends first". i am heather childers. >> i am fatpatti ann browne. five days left until the election president obama and mitt romney return to the campaign trail. doug lieu zahered has the latest on their next move also peter doocy following the lathes on the attack in libya including
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new reports about a dire warning the state department received ahead of the 9-11 attack. >> anna kooiman is live from lower manhattan following the cleanup from super storm sandy. sandy dibeing blamed for 74 deaths. over 6 million people are still without power and it could be days before any lights are turned back on. take a look at this. it's an incredible time lapse video showing sandy's strife on new york city. intensity, the wind, the rain and the water and the exact moment the power goes out in lower manhattan. that is where anna kooiman is standing by live in battory park. anna? >> good morning to you heather. good morning to everybody at home. trying to dry out the swamped transportation system. they are sending in crews and equipment from the army and the navy to do just that. an elite army watering team was
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dispatchd from hurricane katrina to do just that. navy ships are being brought in. here's a perfect reason why. we are standing in front of the brooklyn-battery tunnel. it is absolutely full of water. some of the subways already starting service at 6:00 north of 31st street. 5 and a half million people ride the subway every day. the transportation authority says each day it is closed costs $18 million in revenue. 18,000 flights have been grounded around the globe. it will take days before it is back to normal. new york's three major airports are ex penthed to be open with limited flight. both runways at laguardia are slated to open at 7:00 this morning. traffic has been a mess really through out the city. there is a lack of people being able to use that public transportation. all of the road closures. between 6:00 and midnight three people have to be in every vehicle in order to go over the east river bridges. you are not going to get a
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ticket but they aren't going to let you through. there is a frozen zone as well along where the partially collapsed train is. we are told it will be the weekend at the earl list that the frozen zone is going to come down. it has been a headache for a lot of folks living in the area who are evacuated from their buildings. also a gas shortage causing headaches if you can even find gas. the lines are incredible. many don't have cars and rely on car services. they can't pull fill the reservation they already had. ladies, back to you. you be safe down there. president obama traveling to the garden state for an up close look at sandy's destruction. it comes as governor christofilakos tee is being praised for his compassion for the victims. we were so afraid.
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>> snchl inaw(inaudible) >> president obama and mitt romney will be on the trail five days before the election. >> not much time. can you get any closer than this? this is the new fox news poll, national poll. 46 a piece. you saw 45-46. with a race that tight after the wake of hurricane sandy they will be back on the campaign trail. the president visiting nevada, colorado and wisconsin. mitt romney will be in virginia today after rallies yesterday in florida. he was pushing for early voters and storm release. >> a dollar extra send it to the red cross send it to those who are in harm's way.
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>> campaigns still fighting for independent voters. here is how the numbers stand in the fox news poll. >> they are still coming down on the romney side of the equation. we are seeing things tighten up a little bit. if you look at single issues this has been one constant through out the xin. economic issues still dominate. 44 percent about where it was back in september. the race may hinge on that. the obama campaign is hoping that images like we saw yesterday, the president acting as commander-in-chief touring that storm damage in new jersey will help boost his numbers. >> what i can promise you is that the federal government will be working as closely as possible with the state and local officials and we will not quit until this is done. their big area of concern may be this question here. how is the president handling the economy? majority of voters, 52 percent
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disapprove of his handling of the economy. that could change either up and down based on what we hear tomorrow with the unemployment numbers coming out. doug luzader live in washington. thank you. another sign the obama administration knew the security situation in benghazi was deteriorating. a classified cable less than a month before the attack warned that our consulate could not with stand a coordinated attack. peter doocy is live with more on the story for us. good morning patti ann. the state department received a secret cable from the security team in benghazi on august 16th. that's 3 and a half weeks before the september 11th terrorist attack on the consulate that killed four americans. the secret cable said that the security situation on the ground in benghazi was trending negatively that there were al qaeda training camps in benghazi and they would not be able to defend themselves against terrorists in the event of an
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attack. we got our hands on a quote from that secret cable that was based on an emergency meeting in libya a day before. it says quote rso regional security officer expressed concerns with the ability to defend both in the event of a coordinated attack due to limited man power, security measures, weapons capabilities, post nation support and the overall size of the compound. the cable was clear there were not any specific threats against the americans. it was explicit that the americans would soon be asking for beefed up security because the militias in benghazi they said were becoming more brazen with their operations based on a lack of respect for the libyan security forces and libyan police. this mid august cable warned washington things were not good on the ground in benghazi. now the republican senator from south carolina lindsay graham wants to know why the president is so quick to respond to some
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tragedies like the storm in new jersey but so slow to speak the truth on libya. there are five days before the election. we don't know if we will hear from the president on this issue before that. patti ann? >> peter doocy live from washington, thank you. now time for your 5@5:30. early voting machines switching votes from mitt romney to president obama. a voter in marion county ohio outraged she had to try multiple times to get her vote to count for mitt romney. >> that is knotted w-- not who voting for. i don't know if it happened to anybody else or not. this is the first time in all the years we have voted that this has ever happened to me. >> the board of elections says the machine was inspected and recalibrated. several voters experienced similar problems in north
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carolina in recent weeks. $250 million in tax payer money created 48 jobs that created jobs at a gre-- 400 job. 408 total jobs were created. that's over 300,000 dollars for each job and the company has since gone bankrupt. the energy department says there are more positions than the data base shows. senators say it appears proper research was not done before giving the grant. talk about making a big catch. look at this. great white shark caught off manhattan beach peier in california. it is between 7 and 8 feet long. the shark was released back into the ocean. but this is the second time this year that a great white was caught in the area. one of the top five most
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wanted on the u.s. terror list is providing aid to those on the east coast trying to clean up for hurricane sandy. they turned down help. the pakistani terror leader has a $10 million bounty on his head. he is accused of masterminding the 2008 terror attacks in mumbai. >> these images will leave you speechless. take a look at the parking garage in new york city's financial district before sandy. after, cars tossed like toys piled on top of each other in the water. this was tony's peer restaurant in city island, new york. now just a pile of rubble. and the fishing pier in ocean city maryland completely destroyed. horrifying images. that is your 5@5:30. >> plenty of those to go around. time for the first degree weather update from janice dean. the aftermath remaining what can
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we expect weather wise for the next few days? >> it is calm which is good news but it will be cold. patti ann and i who don't have power it was chilly last night. we have to figure out what we are going to do right, patti ann? >> that's where our neighbors are really good to know. we all get together and help each other out. that is happening across the northeast and mid atlantic region. here are your current temperatures are chilly. if you don't have power it is tough especially cwith kids. 41 cleveland 44 in new york, 39 in minneapolis. the cold air is pulled across the ohio valley down to the mid south. 41 in atlanta, 54 pro voe. we have a storm system moving into the west bringing in moisture a little bit of mountain snow. what is left of sandy we are still talking about this storm. it eventually is going to move
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up to canada and then we will have a better weekend ahead. we are watching the potential for a storm system develop across the south. could effect voting and then this storm could move up to the northeast. we are not talking about a big blockbuster storm but the last thing these people want to sees rain and wind and maybe some snow. we will keep you up to date for the weekend. >> turnout so key because it is a close race. janice dean, thank you. the time now is 42 after the top of the hour. coming up president obama keeps saying he saved the auto industry. but wasome auto workers may not agree. why it is true shall to tuesday' election. a woman being attacked by a shark shows him who is really boss. how she escaped.
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>> a county in illinois plans to move forward with the proposed
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gun tax. a board will vote on that tomorrow. under the plan there would be a $25 tax on the purchase of firearms. they originally wanted to also tax bullets. that has been dropped had they it will help curb the crime rate. the devastation of hearn sandy will be going to our neighbor from the north. it brought down trees and power lines in ontario, canada. two people died there. thousands are still without power. the cleanup there could top a million dollars. sandy taking the biggest hit on the jersey shore up and down the coast people are surveying the damage left behind. this is a look at belmar, new jersey. that's where the boardwalk was wiped out. homes flooded shore landmarks destroyed. that is where robert moses is live. what does it looks like this morning? >> heather, good morning to you. good morning everyone. december trouks real livery where you look here. take a look, just behind me you
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can see the shingles have been ripped off that roof during hurricane sandy. the thing we have scenery petedly is right underneath my feet. we' we are not on a beach or on a street. you can see all of the sand, mounds of sand piled on the side of the road that was blown off the beach and inland. you mentioned the boardwalk. there is part of it right here. this isn't where it is supposed to be. you can see hurricane sandy rip it had apart all that is left is a mangled bunch of wood splin teres. a lot of devastation in belmar. we have seen flooding and damage to the landmark dj's bar which is at the corner of 18th avenue and ocean avenue near where we are this morning. at least 14 deaths in new jersey have been attributed to this storm. we have also seen long lines at the gas stations here across the state as people try to fill up. that is the latest life from belmar, new jersey this morning
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robert moses. heather back to you. the time now is 47 after the top of the hour. president obama he keeps saying that he saved the auto industry. some auto workers may not agree. we will explain why. >> talk about a proper send off. ♪ >> high school saying good-bye in a big way to a coach being deployed to afghanistan. >> right now let's check in with steve doocy. >> coming up on fox and friends shortly we know that a lot of people wound up with a lot of damage from sandy. angie hick from angie's list is going to drop by to tell you how to avoid from being scamed by unscrupulous contractors. also what you need to know regarding your insurance. we will talk about politics with former governor jeb bush the brother of george w. bush, and the weekly jobless numbers will come out live at 8:30.
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>> 8 minutes to the top of the hour. hawaii tourist one, giant tiger shark zero. tae kwan do black belt was swimming in maui when this shark decided to confront her in the water. she gave it her best black belt punch in the nose. she survived. she was carried to safety and got more than 100 stitches on her hand and side. it was a giant celebration in san francisco.
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>> san francisco going balack ad orange on halloween celebrates the giant's world series victory. about a million fans turned out for the parade. general motors is reporting a net income of $1.5 billion for the third quarter. that is less than half of what is needed for taxpayers to be repaid. in the state of ohio returns for the bailout deals are still not sitting well for a number of delphi workers. steve brown takes a closer look. >> during the gm bailout there was trouble with the biggest parts provider delphi. that prompted a lot of nervous questions from delphi retirees union and nonunion. that's how president obama describes the u.s. auto bailout on the campaign trail. in 09 teetering gm got billions. but the deal would not work
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without labor piece and the united auto workers wanted delphi members taken care of. delphi was and is gm's top parts supplier. they were wading through bankruptcy canceled employee pensions handing off the remains to a federal government a nightmare for delphi retirees. >> my pension went from 2,550 dollars a month to the government paying $335 a month. >> the folks at the international union wanted help. if gm restored the union's delphi pensions the uaw would go along with the bailout. gm agreed. >> when you heard the union pensions are being topped off you would think everybody would be treated fairly and equally. that was not the case. >> 20,000 salary delphi retirees got no pension bailout. many suspect they know why.
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>> the union had political connections and we do not. >> that's it? >> rose charges it was a simple political calculation a democratic president and his administration taking care of democratic ally organized neighbor. >> i believe in the value of this company. >> charges of political fixing in the bailout are wrong he says. they were overseeing the gm and chrysler bailout. he tells fox news we have lots of conversations about whether to require gm to top off all of the pensions. it was not easy to decide where to draw the line. >> rose and many orther salarie delphi retirees found it was all a political fix that a democratic administration was helping an ally which was organized labor. steve ratner's auto bailout unit said the decision came down to practicality. in order for gm to survive they needed uaw workers on the floor. the workers retained the right
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to strike no matter what deal was made in gm. they decided to draw the line at topping off the delphi uaw pensions. back to you. steve brown, thank you. 4 minutes until the top of the hour. talk about a proper sendoff for a soccer coach being deployed to afghanistan. >> can you figure out the word of the day? there it is. stick around for the answer.
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. >> well, it is one minute until the top of the hour. we'll look at the good, bad and ugly . first of the good. a high school soccer coach heading to afghanistan to fight for our country gets a surprise send off. ♪ that is the coach in front of the line and he leaves for training in texas next month. next the bad police in pennsylvania on the hunt for a chinese food eating burglary. and ugly angry